I think I've found a new "specialty" -- Wedding Dress Quilts. My mother gave me her 62 year old wedding dress and I made a quilt out of the satin, lace and buttons (see the pictures below). I'm so happy with the result, and she was thrilled!! It's a whole cloth quilt, with lace added, and is about 40" square. I put their wedding picture and invitation on the back.
Seems like an interesting idea for specialty quilts -- I already have 2 other people who would like their wedding…Continue
Here is my new favorite machine quilting pattern -- "modern" feathers! I drew on paper first, until I got it down, then had a great time doing this practice quilt. This is the back, the front wasn't square, so it's a mess :( I found the design on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqiiin9QJxk&feature=related …Continue
I am really enjoying The Quilt Show web site - are any of you familiar with it? Great information, videos, classes, etc. It does cost to join, but I thought it worth it.
They have BOM's (Block of the Month) starting for 2012, and complete patterns from previous years. Once you are a member, the BOM patterns are free. I'm gong to make the 2012 one, in the bright colors for my daughter, and another one in greens, blues, purple…Continue
Am I crazy? I've lost a quilt - even lost the picture I had of it!! I made a quilt and it was on our bed all summer. I remember taking it off the bed...but where in the world did I put it?
It's not with my other quilts, I've been all over the house -- and now have realized I don't even have a picture of it. I keep photos of all of my quilts, apparently didn't remember to take that one?
How can I lose a queen sized quilt? I'm sure it will turn up in a really obvious place…Continue